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How Schools and the Police can Collaborate for Effective Outcomes

Beth J. SanbornSchool Safety Coordinator, Montgomery County, PA Darren K. StockerProfessor, Criminal JusticeCape Cod Community College In the worlds of education and law enforcement, the safety and security of students are paramount concerns. One of the

PROBLEMS & SOLUTIONS Unique to Law Enforcement

Preface The below off-duty firearms carry survey, though not comprehensive, provides a window into the thinking of major police agencies including American federal, county and city plus the positions of two foreign national agencies. The subject

Museum News – Summer 2023

Our annual Police Officer Memorial Day observance took place at dusk on May 19. The weather was lovely with slightly overcast skies and a nice breeze. There were over 220 family survivors in attendance, along with

Self-Reliance

The Virginia sun is beginning to rise. It’s 6 a.m. and the temperature is dropping. The upper layers of atmosphere are quickly blending with the lower areas, causing a drop in temperature. We are at an

PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS UNIQUE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT

I Pledge Allegiance I, me personally, promise as an oath of loyalty, duty, devotion to the Flag of the United States of America, The symbol and the representation of the United States of America, and to

21st Century American Policing Demands Ethical Leadership

Indisputably, these are remarkably challenging times for policing, and the eyes not only of the nation, but of the world are upon us. Let us reflect on issues, provide solutions and enhance our dedication to lives

Mindset: The Selector Switch

There is a scene in the movie “The Matrix” in which Morpheus is educating Neo on the world: “The Matrix is everywhere. It is all around us. Even now, in this very room. You can see

Problems and Solutions Unique to Law Enforcement, Part VIII

The enumeration in the Constitution of certain rightsshall not be construed to deny or disparageothers retained by the people. U.S. Constitution, Ninth Amendment Enumeration: List of rights Certain: Fixed, settled Rights: That which a person has

America’s Armed Forces: A Special Tribute

Reawakening America LLC in Partnership with the National Association of Chiefs of Police By Vincent J. Bove This special tribute is in honor of America’s armed forces. America must eternally honor all who protect us through

Why Gun Control Laws Rarely Work

The debate over gun control never really stays dormant for too long; all that is needed for it to erupt is yet another mass shooting. Some of the latest shootings have sparked much more deliberation than

Echoes Of Columbine: School Violence Awareness And Prevention

On Thursday, June 16, 2022, I was privileged to address 75 police chiefs and associate members of the Bergen County Police Chiefs Association (BCPCA) in Haworth, N.J. My remarks were titled, “Echoes of Columbine: School Violence

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